"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys.

  1. Eric Till


  2. Jud Kinberg


Top Billed Cast

  1. Brian Dennehy

    Brian Dennehy

    John Wayne Gacy

  2. Michael Riley

    Michael Riley

    Lieutenant Joseph 'Joe / Polock' Kozenczak

  3. Margot Kidder

    Margot Kidder

    Rachel Grayson

  4. Meg Foster

    Meg Foster

    City Attorney Linda Carlson

  5. Martin Julien

    Theodore 'Ted' Koslo

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To Catch a Killer
To Catch a Killer



Status Released

Release Information

  • May 15, 1992


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 58m

Budget -

Revenue -



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